When you show up to a job interview and you are a bipolar felon, there are some things that you are going to hear your interviewer ask you. Here are some of the most common questions that you should be aware of as a bipolar felon, since some form of it is going to come up during your interview.
• Tell me something about yourself – This is usually the question that’s most challenging, since a lot of people are unable figure out what they should say. think about the best qualities you have.
• What is it that you know about the company – This is where doing some research about the company comes in handy, so you can answer this question. You want to show them that you are interested in the company more than just because you want them to hire you.
• What’s the reason you want to work for our company – This is where the interviewer is looking for your motivation.
• What are some of your strengths – The interviewer is looking for any characteristics you posses that is going to help the company.
• What are your weaknesses – This question is very sneaky and it’s usually used for weeding out applicants. They are looking for honesty but make sure that you’re not putting yourself down. Everyone has weaknesses. Just mention weaknesses that aren’t going to affect whether or not you can do the job. You may feel like you want to tell them that you’re a bipolar felon.
• What was the reason for leaving your most recent job – Make sure that you aren’t negative about the job or your employer. The last thing that you want is to be singled out as someone who’s a troublemaker.
• Explain your time in prison- Since you are a bipolar felon, this is going to come up. Don’t panic. Just tell the interviewer that you’re really regretful about what you’ve done in the past and the things that you’ve learned since then. You should also talk about how you want to overcome the difficulties you’ve had in the past and be a success.
• What are you looking for in terms of pay – This is also something that’s tricky and it’s used for weeding out applicants. A good answer would be that you want to be paid what the company can pay you.
These are some of the most common questions that you are going to be asked when you’re interviewing for a job when you are a bipolar felon. Knowing the answers to them before you go will help you to have a better chance of a job.